further. but it is only one town left now effectively. the syrian forces have fully secured the highway and the town and this is a big blow for the opposition forces. >> how do they plan on retaking, if you can save that area. that particular area, the fighting has been going on for a couple of weeks now. >> it has been a long time because in the north of the country, the tactics that these fighters use, bushing forward, taking little areas, they can't be ruled out. and as i said, the winds are very fierce, and they'll take advantage of the new mobility.